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Seventh Son Synopsis
Centers around 14-year-old Tom Ward, a seventh son of a seventh son, and his adventures as the apprentice of the Spook.
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By Glenn Kenny
Surprise! One doesn’t want to damn the movie with faint praise by saying “it’s not that bad,” but that’s kind of the most objectively...
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By James Berardinelli
By-the-numbers, generic plots no longer work and that, unfortunately, is what Seventh Son delivers. Impressive set design and visuals,...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Seventh Son is not a good movie, but it’s also not a pretentious one, and I call that a fair trade.
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By Andrew O'Hehir
It’s a thoroughly incoherent, generally inane and surprisingly entertaining tale of witches and monsters and what legendary film critic Joe...
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San Francisco Chronicle

The result is a movie that serves as little more than an excuse for Moore and Bridges to camp it up.
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The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
The film is overstuffed, but it’s swift and unpretentious, barreling through a non-stop series of action setpieces without pausing too long...
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Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
To its credit, despite a rough start (witch burning and all that), Seventh Son does not succumb to misogyny.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Kyle Anderson
(Bridges) has a tendency to make mistakes, especially when it comes to science fiction and fantasy titles. He has followed up the minor...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Moore goes into operatic mode as Mother Malkin, a nasty witch who morphs into a menacing winged dragon. The worst performance, however,...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Seventh Son moves at a fairly quick pace and has a sense of humor about itself. That doesn’t mean it’s thrilling, or funny. Just that it’s...
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Great cast and will keep your attention the whole time

By rlterry1
Starving for some high-flying fantasy adventure? Then check out Universal and Legendary Pictures' "Seventh Son." Definitely geared toward the stereotypical crowd that enjoys fantasy movies, this film...

Thumbs Up

By akhalteke88
The Seventh Son of a Seventh Son... There had to be some magic in this movie & there was. An entertaining story line that left you wanting more. Dragons, Witches, a Spook and a young boy who had not...


By tripleseven365
could have waited for DVD... very obvious storyline... action was so so.....Redbox or Netflix suggested...


By donaldmmarks
This movie was absolutely HORRID!! The acting, the plot, so many loop holes, Jeff Bridges talking with a wad of dip in his mouth the entire movie, all the villains were one-shot kills, untrained pig...

Seventh Son

By ronnie0110

Action, Adventure, Mystery, great cast, really good movie!

By movieluvs88
I went to see Seventh Son this evening after I saw the movie trailer on Fandago, and from the trailer it looked really good. The movie begins with action and adventure and all types of creatures and...

not like the book

By kburnett242
all in all I was happy with the movie, entertaining, full of action, good cg. But the movie deviates greatly from the book, pretty much the only commonality is the names of main characters. so for...

one time watch

By sethneill88
was a ok a movie wait to rent...

Don't Bother

By sportsfan6572
Previews made this look like a good movie with a decent cast. But, I wouldn't waste your time or money. This movie was awful on a level of 47 Ronin. The best parts were in the previews. If you feel...

Nice-ish - Better rental than theater.

By brodezoe

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Intense fantasy violence and action throughout, frightening images and brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Weak YA adaptation is far more mature than the books.
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